March 09, 2012

The story of Keep Calm and Carry On

“Did you know,” asks Kottke, “that this British WWII poster was never distributed to the public and was discovered only recently in an English book shop?” It’s adorned my Mac for years, but I had no idea. Three interesting minutes:

I kind of like this variation, and this one.

Posted by John Nack at 9:23 AM on March 09, 2012


  • Mark — 10:53 AM on March 09, 2012

    “Don’t Panic!”

    is good, too.

    But I’m more in tune with, “When in danger or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout!”

  • Terri Stone — 12:46 PM on March 09, 2012

    That was a lovely video. One might even say calming.

    [Yes, unless one starts mentally yelling “Carry on, my wayward son”–in which case you’re hosed. (You’re welcome!) –J.]

  • Cris DeRaud — 4:12 PM on March 09, 2012

    That’s a great little story.

  • Shangara Singh — 6:18 AM on March 12, 2012

    Hard to keep calm when you see blood red!

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